Los Angeles Restaurant Review: Spencer’s

on October 2, 2013


In a beautiful tree covered courtyard sits Spencer’s, an off the beaten path but surely discovered (it’s packed) American spot where the misters are blasting and the crowd is downing bloody Mary’s and mimosas while amiably chatting with friends and digging in on salads and sandwiches. Here is our Los Angeles Restaurant Review for Spencer’s.

The menu is a huge look at pretty standard favorites (crab cakes, Asian Chicken salad, Maine lobster club) that is both overwhelming in choices and underwhelming in creativity. The Monster is skeptical but willing to give it all a try.

On special are soft shell crab, pan sautéed with roasted garlic and aged sherry wine essence. Also, it is offered lightly breaded with lemon caper brown butter. Will start there.

After much debate Earl’s turkey burger with Swiss and avocado on a toasted bun along with mixed greens is the entree choice.

Spencer’s easily exceeds expectations with the soft shell crab which are decadently perfect. One swimming in butter and garlic, the other all fried up and served with fresh tomato and capers. They are dynamite.

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